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USA.gov: Housing and Community

A research guide that provides a tour through USA.gov. USA.gov is the official web portal of the United States federal government.

Housing and Community

Foreclosure

 
Learn some of the basics about avoiding and handling foreclosures.
 
What's on this page
 
  • COVID-19 Mortgage Relief
  • Foreclosure scams
  • Avoid foreclosure
  • Mortgage refinancing
  • Mortgage Refinancing

Housing Scams

 
Beware of these frauds and scams when buying or foreclosing on a home.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Rental scams
  • How to hire movers and avoid moving fraud
  • Foreclosure scams

 

Mortgages

 
Learn some of the basics about mortgages.
 
What's on this page
 
  • COVID-19 Mortgage Relief
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • FHA Loans and HUD Homes

https://www.usa.gov/mortgages

 

 

 

Repairing and Improving a Home

 
Look for help with repairing or making improvements to your home.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Help with home repairs and modifications
  • Get help with your home energy bill
  • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
  • Home equity loans

 

 

 

Affordable Housing

This page delineates options for finding help with buying or renting an affordable place to live.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Find affordable rental housing
  • Housing choice voucher program (formerly Section 8)
  • How to get help paying rent
  • Identify and complain about housing discrimination
  • COVID-19 rental assistance and eviction moratorium
  • Infographic: Find affordable rental housing
  • Public housing

Housing Help

 
Find housing resources targeted to certain audience groups.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Housing Resources for people with disabilities
  • Homeless services and resources
  • VA loans to buy, refinance, or improve a home
  • Housing for seniors
  • Housing resources for native Americans
  • Housing help for older veterans

Housing-related Complaints

 
Find out what to do if you have one of these complaints when buying or renting a home.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Identify and complain about housing discrimination
  • Complaints about mortgage companies

 

 

Libraries and Archives

 
Search for a library or find information on libraries and archives:
 
  • Local public libraries
  • State public Libraries
  • Federal Libraries and Archives
  • Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

Moving

 
Find resources to help you when you're moving.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Change your address
  • How to hire movers and avoid moving fraud

 

U.S. Postal Service Issues

Change Your Address and Other U.S. Post Office Services

Find answers to the most popular Post Office questions.

  • Change Your address
  • File a complaint with the U.S. Postal Service
  • Forward or hold your mail
  • Find ZIP codes and post offices